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COLLEGE PROFILE

Alcorn State University

Alcorn State, MS

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $20,956
Out-of-state: $29,956
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $6,096
Out-of-state: $15,096
Room and Board
$8,430
Books and Supplies
$1,486
Other Expenses
$4,944
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlinePriority deadline March 15
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002396
Free
Institution's own form 

PROFILE OF 2012-13 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants563 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need542 (96.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid542 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met55 (10.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met49%
Average Award$14,958
Need-Based Gift
Received by 515 (95.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,629
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 448 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,740
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 174 (32.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift179 (31.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $7,493
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants1,332 (47.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need1,299 (45.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,299 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met101 (7.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met49%
Average Award$14,832
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,189 (91.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,405
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,086 (83.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,032
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 283 (21.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift545 (19.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,930
Borrowing
2012 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
89%
Average Indebtedness of
2012 Graduates
$29,001
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
1.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Athletic scholarships, ROTC scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
177
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Music
Number of Awards
156
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
2
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff
Number of Awards
63
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$1,497
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.12 3.90       22
Low 2.30 3.90       21
High 3.93 3.90       23
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Annual Survey of Colleges 2013, copyright © 2013 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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